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Afghan villagers save school, clinic from insurgents

Destroyed computer monitors litter the floor of a school in Pircuti, Paktika province. More than 20 insurgents attempted to burn the school and health clinic, April 1, but were stopped by Zarif, Pircuti village elder, and his three oldest sons, who fought off the attackers.



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This work, Afghan villagers save school, clinic from insurgents [Image 2 of 2], by CPT Ashley Dellavalle, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:04.01.2008

Date Posted:04.18.2008 09:10

Photo ID:84646

VIRIN:080418-A-#####-001

Resolution:1600x1200

Size:435.98 KB

Location:PIRCUTI, AF

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